Student researches pancreatitis at Hershey Medical Center

02-07-Michael-5-Melissa-HessA biopsychology major, Michael Skolka ’14 wants to influence science and human health care through medical research. For the summer of 2013, he garnered one of the 24 spots in the undergraduate research fellows program through the American Physiological Society, which allowed him to research pancreatitis at Penn State Hershey Medical Center with Alberto Travagli, professor of neural and behavioral sciences at Penn State. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Biochemistry, Class of 2014, Grad School Bound, Honors Program, Internships, Majors & Minors, Scholarship | Comments Off

Posted on March 17th, 2014


Two grads, two coasts, one shared love for animals
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Lindsey Jett ’12

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Lizzie Miller ’12

Lindsey (Hayes) Jett ‘12 and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Miller ’12 both knew from an early age that they wanted to be veterinarians. For Jett, it was her passion for animals. For Miller, it was a natural progression from her inclination towards the sciences and insatiable love of animals. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2012, Biochemistry, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors, Molecular Biology, Scholarship, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on December 13th, 2013


Messiah College shapes career path in human rights and ethics for Woodruff Fellow

Picture of Britney and Zach EysterZachary Eyster ’07
Biblical and Religious Studies
Atlanta, GA

For Zachary Eyster ’07, a Messiah College education meant more than just getting a degree. Instead, his four years at the College taught him a new outlook on life and changed his vocational direction completely.

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Posted in 2007, Fellowship, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors | Comments Off

Posted on June 25th, 2010


Alum affirms Creator’s purpose for our lives

ryan-scott-bomberger-pic-12Ryan Scott Bomberger ’93
Marketing major
Atlanta, Georgia

Adopted into a multi-racial family of 15, Ryan Scott Bomberger’s acceptance into a loving Christian home fostered his own passion for adoption and seeking God’s purpose in his life.  Today, he and wife Bethany Koopalethes Bomberger ’97 are co-founders of The Radiance Foundation (www.theradiancefoundation.org), a life-affirming organization that seeks to empower people by building their sense of purpose.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1993, About Leadership, About Reconciliation, About Service, Alumni, Grad School Bound, Marketing | 10 Comments »

Posted on October 8th, 2009


Undergrad research yields great rewards

jess-unick-4Jess Unick ′04
Exercise Science major
Rockaway, NJ

Research design and development, presenting at conventions, and publishing in national journals, gave Jessica Unick, a 2004 exercise science alumna, a distinct advantage when applying for graduate school and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2004, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors, Sports & Exercise Science | Comments Off

Posted on May 6th, 2009


A brilliant mind, indeed

Lucy BarnhouseLucy Barnhouse ′08
Medieval Renaissance Studies and German double major
Hometown:  King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Children can be persistent. Just ask any parent who has resorted to the dreadful, sometimes regretful, “because I said so”—the commonly invoked universal justification for decisions affecting young inquiring minds.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2008, Alumni, German, Grad School Bound, Honors Program, Majors & Minors, Medieval Renaissance Studies | Comments Off

Posted on February 3rd, 2009


One man’s measure of success

Mark HermanMark Herman ′85
Behavioral Science major
Residing in Greencastle, Pennsylvania

Mark Herman ′85 is a middle school principal, a coach, a ministry leader, and a father of eight, who is also working toward a doctorate in educational leadership. But none of these roles are what defines him. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1985, About Leadership, Alumni, Behavioral Science, Grad School Bound | 1 Comment »

Posted on February 3rd, 2009


Prizing the voices of children over the highest education

Ryan KeithRyan Keith ′02
Politics major
Watertown, Massachusetts
 

A few weeks before moving to Boston for his first semester of graduate school at Harvard University, Ryan Keith ′02 got a call from his church that changed his plans drastically. West Shore Evangelical Free Church (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) wanted to send Keith and 11 other people to Zimbabwe to explore ways the congregation could respond to the AIDS epidemic. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2002, About Leadership, About Service, Alumni, Giving Back, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors, Politics | 1 Comment »

Posted on February 2nd, 2009


Illustrator and writer earns national recognition

Jonathan Bean ′01
Studio art major
Manhattan, New York

Jonathan Bean ′01 has the best of worlds, living and working in a New York City apartment near Central Park. The Pennsylvania native grew up hiking, bird watching, and drawing landscapes—pastimes he frequently pursues as a resident of the Big Apple. In fact, finding places of solitude in a metropolitan landscape are what inspired Bean to write and illustrate At Night, a tale of a city-dwelling child seeking a quiet place to rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2001, Alumni, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors, Studio Art | Comments Off

Posted on January 8th, 2009


A little mentoring goes a long way

Steady H. Moono ′85
Education major
Currently the Vice President for Student Affairs,
Montgomery County Community College

Residing in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

When Dr. Steady Moono ’85 earned national recognition as the “2008 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate,” his acceptance speech cited not his master’s degree alma mater, nor his doctorate alma mater, but Messiah College—a place that taught him the meaning of mentoring relationships.

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Posted in 1985, About Leadership, Alumni, Education, Giving Back, Grad School Bound, Intl' Students | 2 Comments »

Posted on November 12th, 2008


Alum uses microfinance to battle poverty

Peter Greer ′97
International Business major
Currently, President of HOPE International, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

As president of HOPE International (Lancaster, Pa.), Peter Greer ’97 reaches some of the most desperate people of the world, not only with opportunity but also with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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Posted in 1997, About Leadership, About Service, Alumni, Giving Back, Grad School Bound, Intl' Business | 4 Comments »

Posted on September 2nd, 2008


Alumnus advises President on national bioethics debate

LeRoy Walters ’62
Religion major
Residing in Bethesda
, Maryland

Occupation: Sr. Professor of Christian ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

When President George W. Bush wanted a balanced, thoughtful analysis of stem cell research, he sought input from an expert—LeRoy Walters Jr. ’62, senior professor of Christian ethics at the Kennedy Institute, Georgetown University.

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Posted in 1962, About Leadership, Alumni, Grad School Bound, Philosophy, Religious Studies | Comments Off

Posted on July 7th, 2008


Alum builds bridges between believers and public sector

amy-web3.jpgAmy Sherman 87
Political Science major
Hometown: Buffalo, New York

From the halls of power in Washington D.C. to international centers of urban poverty, this Messiah alum expertly blends education, experience, and Christian faith to bridge the gap between public sector groups and faith-based organizations.

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Posted in About Leadership, About Service, Alumni, Grad School Bound, Politics | 1 Comment »

Posted on April 23rd, 2008


Dancer takes leap of faith and graduates magna cum laude

anne-marie-for-web.jpgAnne-Marie Robinson 08
English and Spanish double major
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia

Part of Anne-Marie’s hesitation about Messiah College stemmed from her preconceptions about what a small Christian college might be like—but those notions quickly vanished.

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Posted in 2008, Arts, English, Grad School Bound, Honors Program, Spanish | 2 Comments »

Posted on April 20th, 2008


   

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